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NASH84

FEB. 25-27, 2022


NASH is Canada’s largest student journalism conference. Brought to you by the Canadian University Press (CUP), NASH brings student journalists and other young writers together with acclaimed journalists and media professionals for a weekend of engaging discussions on the current media landscape.









With this year’s theme EVOLVE NASH will have a unique focus on the changing course of journalism and how young journalists can be prepared to fight systemic issues within the media and our society at large.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED! JHM Awards


NASH84

FEB. 25-27, 2022

NASH is Canada’s largest student journalism conference. Brought to you by the Canadian University Press (CUP), NASH brings student journalists and other young writers together with acclaimed journalists and media professionals for a weekend of engaging discussions on the current media landscape.

With this year’s theme EVOLVE NASH will have a unique focus on the changing course of journalism and how young journalists can be prepared to fight systemic issues within the media and our society at large.

︎ This year’s NASH will take place completely online.



JUST ANNOUNCED!
JHM Award Winners

Hosted by The Concordian ︎︎︎ 
NASH84 will be hosted by The Concordian, Concordia University’s independent student newspaper, which serves over 35,000 undergraduate students and 9,000 graduate students. In addition, the Daily Publications Society (DPS), an independent, student-run organization which publishes two student newspapers at McGill University, collaborated to organize the event.
The NASH84 Team
Hadassah Alencar Conference Manager
communications.nash84@cup.ca
Mélina Lévesque Executive Programmer
finance.nash84@cup.ca

Aviva Majerczyk Communications Executive
communications.nash84@cup.ca
Lorenza Mezzapelle Finance Executive
finance.nash84@cup.ca

Mylene Hangdaan Sponsorships Executive
sponsors.nash84@cup.ca

Simon Tardif-Loiselle DPS Executive Coordinator
coordinatorDPS@cup.ca

Lily Cowper Design & Web Manager
creative@theconcordian.com
Hosted by The Concordian ︎︎︎ 
NASH84 will be hosted by The Concordian, Concordia University’s independent student newspaper, which serves over 35,000 undergraduate students and 9,000 graduate students. In addition, the Daily Publications Society (DPS), an independent, student-run organization which publishes two student newspapers at McGill University, collaborated to organize the event.

The NASH84 Team
Hadassah Alencar
Conference Manager
manager.nash84@cup.ca
Mélina Lévesque
Executive Programmer
programmer.nash84@cup.ca
Aviva Majerczyk
Communications Executive
communications.nash84@cup.ca
Lily Cowper
Design & Web Manager
creative@theconcordian.com

Mylene Hangdaan
Sponsorships Executive
sponsors.nash84@cup.ca

Simon Tardif-Loiselle
DPS Executive Coordinator
coordinatorDPS@cup.ca

NASH84
Schedule (Times in EST)
︎3 DAYS. 37 SESSIONS. 65 JOURNALISTS.
Friday, February 25
︎︎︎ PLENARY SESSION
1:30-2:00 PM | Opening Event
with the Canadian University Press (CUP)

︎︎︎ KEYNOTE SPEAKER
2:00-3:00 PM | Reconciling the Media & Transforming Indigenous Narratives
with Brandi Morin

︎︎︎ KEYNOTE WORKSHOP
3:00-5:00 PM | Digital Investigation Techniques & Approaches
with Craig Silverman

︎︎︎ PANEL
5:00-6:00 PM | Arts & Culture Writing in the Digital Era
with Jack Hamilton, Barry Hertz, Rayne Fisher-Quann & Amil Niazi
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
5:00-6:00 PM | Reconciliation in Journalism: From Shore to Sky
with Aphrodite Salas
︎︎︎ PANEL
5:00-6:00 PM | Navigating Crime Reporting
with Wendy Gillis & Jason Miller
︎︎︎ PLENARY 
6:00-6:15 PM | Cool Down
with the NASH84 Team

NASH84
Schedule (Times in EST)
︎3 DAYS. 37 SESSIONS. 65 JOURNALISTS.
Saturday, February 26
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
11:00 AM-12:00 PM | How to Write an Op-Ed
with Scott Colby
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
11:00 AM-12:00 PM | What’s Next For Visual Storytelling
with Jason Chiu
︎︎︎ PANEL
11:00 AM-12:00 PM | Finding your Path: Early Career Journalists
with Rosa Saba, Arvin Joaquin & Tegwyn Hughes

︎︎︎ PANEL
12:00-1:00 PM | Weaving Together a Feature Story
with Madi Haslam & Selena Ross
︎︎︎ WORKSHOP
12:00-1:00 PM | The Secrets to Freelancing
with Laura Beeston
︎︎︎ PANEL
12:00-1:00 PM | Reframing the Coverage of Marginalized Communities
with New Canadian Media

︎︎︎ PANEL
1:00-2:00 PM | At the Intersections of Sports Journalism
with Shireen Ahmed, Julian McKenzie & Matthew Scianitti
︎︎︎ PANEL
1:00-2:00 PM | Stories Across Multiple Platforms
with Angelyn Francis & Cullen Crozier
︎︎︎SEMINAR
1:00-2:00 PM | Turning Journalism into Documentary Filmmaking
with Brandy Yanchyk

︎︎︎ PLENARY SESSION
2:00-3:00 PM | Midweek Plenary
with the Canadian University Press (CUP)

︎︎︎ SEMINAR
3:00-4:00 PM | The Inside Scoop on Canadaland
with Jesse Brown
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
3:00-4:00 PM | Making Listeners Want to Finish Your Stories
with Kristy Snell 
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
3:00-4:00 PM | Digging Deeper into Science Journalism
with Dan Falk

︎︎︎ SEMINAR
4:00-5:00 PM | Digitally Memorialising the Overdose Crisis
with Aaron Goodman
︎︎︎ PANEL
4:00-5:00 PM | The Ethics and Process of Investigative Stories
with Kenneth Jackson & Ryan Thorpe
︎︎︎ PANEL
4:00-5:00 PM |  Alternative Media Making in Canada
with Aliya Pabani, Nashwa Lina Khan & Rob Rousseau

︎︎︎ PANEL
5:00-6:00 PM | The Fight For Press Freedom in Canada
with Ethan Cox, Brent Jolly, Fatima Syed, Amber Bracken & Brandi Morin

NASH84
Schedule (Times in EST)
︎3 DAYS. 37 SESSIONS. 65 JOURNALISTS.
Sunday, February 27
︎︎︎ EN FRANÇAIS
11:00 AM-12:00 PM | Quel Avenir Pour le Journalisme Scientifique?
avec Pascal Lapointe, André Picard & Jean-Marc Fleury
︎︎︎ PANEL
11:00 AM-12:00 PM | Shifting the Culture of Photojournalism
with Jesse Winter & Greg Horn
︎︎︎ PANEL
11:00 AM-12:00 PM | A Necessary Call to Action: Climate Reporting
with Mike De Sousa, Fatima Syed & Emma McIntosh
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
12:00-1:00 PM | How to Not Get Sued
with Carlos Martins
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
12:00-1:00 PM | Sexuality, Gender & Journalism
with Niko Stratis & Nico Lang
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
12:00-1:00 PM | Let’s Talk Politics
with Campbell Clark
︎︎︎ PANEL
1:00-2:00 PM | Responsible Journalism: Disability Reporting
with Bailey Martens, Keven Breton & Julia Métraux

︎︎︎ WORKSHOP
1:00-2:00 PM | Using Twitter to Level-Up your Journalism Skills
with Tegwyn Hughes
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
1:00-2:00 PM | Storytelling in Podcasting
with Stuart Coxe
︎︎︎ PLENARY SESSION
2:00-3:00 PM | Roundtables
with Everyone

︎︎︎ WORKSHOP | Sponsored by the CWA
2:00-3:00 PM | Building a Sustainable Career in the Media
with Nasr Ahmed of the CWA (Canadian Media Union)
︎︎︎ KEYNOTE SPEAKER
3:00-4:00 PM | CNN’s Brian Stelter’s Journey from Blogging to Print to Global Broadcasting
with Brian Stelter

︎︎︎ PANEL
4:00-5:00 PM | Thorough Fact-Checking and the Ethics of Accuracy
with Viviane Fairbank, Nadine Yousif, Matt D'Amours, Ricky Leong & Carine Abouseif
︎︎︎ PANEL
4:00-5:00 PM | Breaking Down the Data
with Roberto Rocha, Mahima Singh & Valerie Ouellet
︎︎︎ SEMINAR
4:00-5:00 PM | Reporting Responsibly on Trauma
with Timothy Sawa

︎︎︎ PANEL
5:00-6:00 PM | The Future of Journalism
with Ahmar Khan, Christopher Curtis, Cherise Seucharan, & Anita Li

︎︎︎ AWARDS
7:00-9:00 PM | JHM Awards & Closing Ceremonies
with Special Host

NASH84

Meet your presenters

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Carine Abouseif

Toronto, Ontario
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Shireen Ahmed

Toronto, Ontario
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Laura Beeston

Montreal, Quebec
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Kéven Breton

Montreal, Quebec
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Jesse Brown

Toronto, Ontario
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New Canadian Media

Ottawa, Ontario
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Jason Chiu

New York, New York
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Campbell Clark

Toronto, Ontario
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Scott Colby

Toronto, Ontario
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Ethan Cox

Montreal, Quebec
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Stuart Coxe

Toronto, Ontario
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Cullen Crozier

Yellowknife, NW Territories
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Christopher Curtis

Montreal, Quebec
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Matt D’Amours

Montreal, Quebec
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Mike De Souza

Toronto, Ontario
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Vivianne Fairbank

Montreal, Quebec
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Dan Falk

Toronto, Ontario
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Jean-Marc Fleury

Laval, Quebec
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Angelyn Francis

Toronto, Ontario
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Wendy Gillis

Toronto, Ontario
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Aaron Goodman

Surrey, British Columbia
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Jack Hamilton

Charlottesville, Virginia
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Madi Haslam

Montreal, Quebec
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Barry Hertz

Toronto, Ontario
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Greg Horn

Kahnawake
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Tegwyn Hughes

Victoria, British Columbia
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Kenneth Jackson

Ottawa, Ontario
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Arvin Joaquin

Vancouver, British Columbia
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Nashwa Lina Khan

Toronto, Ontario
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Ahmar Khan

Ottawa, Ontario
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Pascal Lapointe

Montreal, Quebec
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Anita Li

Toronto, Ontario
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Aimee Louw

Montreal, Quebec
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Jane Lytvynenko

Cambridge, Massachussetts
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Bailey Martens

Vancouver, British Columbia
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Carlos Martins

Toronto, Ontario
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Emma McIntosh

Toronto, Ontario
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Julian McKenzie

Montreal, Quebec
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Julia Metraux

Berkeley, California
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Jason Miller

Toronto, Ontario
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Brandi Morin

Treaty 6 Territory, Alberta
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Amil Niazi

Toronto, Ontario
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Roberto Rocha

Montreal, Quebec
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Selena Ross

Montreal, Quebec
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Rosa Saba

Toronto, Ontario
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Aphrodite Salas

Montreal, Quebec
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Timothy Sawa

Toronto, Ontario
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Matthew Scianitti

Toronto, Ontario
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Cherise Seucharan

Toronto, Ontario
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Craig Silverman

Toronto, Ontario
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Mahima Singh

Toronto, Ontario
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Kristy Snell

Montreal, Quebec
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Brian Stelter

New York, New York
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Niko Stratis

Toronto, Ontario
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Fatima Syed

Mississauga, Ontario
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Ryan Thorpe

Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Jesse Winter

Vancouver, British Columbia
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Brandy Yanchyk

Edmonton, Alberta
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Nadine Yousif

Toronto, Ontario
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Aliya Pabani

Toronto, Ontario
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Amber Bracken

Edmonton, Alberta
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Rob Rousseau

Montreal, Quebec
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Brent Jolly

Toronto, Ontario
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Valerie Oullet

Toronto, Ontario
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Nico Lang

Los Angeles, California
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Rayne Fisher-Quann

Vancouver, British Columbia
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